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June 19, 2008

Digital Copyright Canada
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Digital Copyright Canada
» Copyright critics promote cause with comic book

An article by Rafael Ruffolo for Digital Arts discusses C-61 and Gordon Duggan's comic book.

June 15, 2008

Digital Copyright Canada
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Digital Copyright Canada
» Appropriation Art Press Release: Fighting Spin with Comic Book


The day prior to the release of Bill C-61 Appropriation Art released 51st State

It's Us vs U.S. in the battle for Canadian Sovereignty.

An ironic chronicle of the fight to maintain Freedom of Expression in Canada. 51st State is a clickable comic book. It links to 193 websites, blogs, films and papers and articles. For best viewing download to your hard drive and then click links.


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June 14, 2008

Digital Copyright Canada
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Digital Copyright Canada
» Appropriation Art Coalition Condemns Proposed Copyright Bill C-61.

The Appropriation Art Coalition is a 600 member Coalition of Artists, Art Professionals and Art Groups concerned for the future of Canadian Culture.

Yesterday Harper's Conservatives introduced legislation that would make Canadian copyright the most repressive in the free world. This, sadly, is neither rhetoric, nor sensationalism.

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June 11, 2008

Digital Copyright Canada
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Digital Copyright Canada
» 51'st State: It's US vs U.S. in the battle for Canadian Sovereignty

Gordon Duggan at Appropriation Art has published a comic (PDF) about Canadian Copyright revision. It is a classic battle of good vs. evil of comic proportions where the "Evil Emissaries of American Interests try to suppress the Fantastic Freedom of Expression Fighters".

The cast of characters is somehow familiar.

Evil Emissaries (Or just misinformed?): Harper, Bush, Prentice, Henderson, McTeague, Wilkins, Feinstein / Cronyn, Schwarzenegger, Glickman, Frith, Oda

Fantastic Freedom Fighters: Angus, Doctorow, Geist, Knopf, Murray, Page, McOrmond

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